LEBANON, IN-- - July 9, 2009) - Festool USA announces the launch of two new lithium ion cordless drill/drivers, the T 12+3 and T 15+3. With sophisticated electronics, brushless motors and lithium ion batteries, they offer the most power and lightest weight in their class, to help users work faster, easier, and smarter.

"The new T+3 cordless drills are the most advanced drills available on the market with brushless motors, electronically-controlled clutches, advanced safety settings, and lithium ion batteries," says Rick Bush, Festool Product Manager. Bush continues, "And, they are backed with an unprecedented three-year warranty on the battery, drill, and charger."

The new brushless motors are electronically-controlled with fewer wearing parts and less friction, to make more efficient use of energy. Each drill set has five (5) different chucks that utilize Festool's tool-less FastFix and Centrotec interfaces for incredible flexibility and ease of use.

At just over 3 lbs, the T 12+3 packs 10.8 V and up to 1500 rpms and the T 15+3 weighs just under 3.5 lbs, with 14.4 V and up to 1500 rpms. Each drill is available as a set, which contain the TRC 3 charger, two (2) 2.6 Ah Lithium ion batteries, four (4) FastFix and Centrotec keyless chucks (quick release, standard 1/2 inch, right angle, and eccentric), Centrotec starter set, and the award-winning Systainer.

For more information about the Festool T+3 drills, go to http://tdrill.festoolusa.com/. Or, you can see the drills at the AWFS (Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers) Tradeshow, July 15-18, 2009 in the Festool booth (#5823).

About Festool USA

Originally founded in Germany in 1925, Festool makes superior portable power tools to help professionals work faster, easier, and smarter than ever before. Festool provides a complete system approach, from high-performance dust extraction to long-life consumables. For remodeling, finish carpentry, cabinet making/installation, and professional woodworkers, discriminating professionals choose Festool.

The USA headquarters for Festool is located in Lebanon, Indiana. For more information, call toll free 888.337.8600 or visit www.festoolusa.com

Source: Festool USA

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